Around Town (7/25/13)

July 29, 2013 

Spring Street Fair

LIVINGSTON — The Livingston Recreation Department is holding its Spring Street Fair through October on Thursdays from 5 to 9 p.m. on Main Street. Space is available for vendors. All food vendors must get proper permits. For more information, call (209) 394-8830 or go to

Youth summer camp

The Boys and Girls Club of Merced County will hold a summer camp for children in first through eighth grades, from 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., or noon to 5:30 p.m. for $40 per week, or 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for $75 per week, at 615 W. 15th St. Registration forms are available at the club. Call (209) 722-9922.

Tours of El Capitan

El Capitan High School will hold a community tour of the new school from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. Then they will have a ribbon-cutting at 8 a.m. on Aug. 13. All community members are encouraged to attend. Call (209) 230-5624.

Bridal and Party Fair

The Merced Elks will hold a Bridal and Party Fair from noon to 4 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Merced Elks Banquet Hall. Tickets are $5 per couple and there will be more than $1,000 in door prizes and dozens of local vendors. Refreshments and a no-host bar are included for those over 21. Proceeds will benefit Elks charities. For more information, go to

Yoga for seniors

Yoga classes by Joanne Rasmussen are given at the Merced Senior Center, 755 W. 15th St. on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 to 10:15 a.m. Call (209) 385-8803.

Mental illness support

Merced County's branch of the National Alliance on Mental Illness holds bi-weekly support groups for families affected by serious mental illness. For more information, call (209) 381-6844 and a volunteer will contact you within 48 hours.

Support PAL programs

ATWATER — Save Mart offers a SHARES card to shoppers. When shoppers swipe their cards, 3 percent of each purchase gets to Atwater Police Athletic League to help support PAL programs for the city's youth.

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